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NASA news (aka, where has Ben been all summer)
« on: December 04, 2017, 07:28:48 pm »
Hi everyone. Here's an update for those of you who attended my winter workshop talk on my NASA endeavors way back.

This article was just published about my adventures in the desert this past June, complete with a picture of a drone we used in order to map the desert floor. http://www.aps.org/publications/apsnews/201712/flood.cfm



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Re: NASA news (aka, where has Ben been all summer)
« Reply #1 on: December 04, 2017, 08:05:15 pm »
Wow, Ben! That’s pretty freakin’ exciting.

So basically you work for NASA now?

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Re: NASA news (aka, where has Ben been all summer)
« Reply #2 on: December 04, 2017, 10:01:16 pm »
Simon,

re:"So basically you work for NASA now?"

Perspective!

Ben works in the Toronto Advertising field, trained for years at the TEMAC flying field... so he could be ready to play in NASA's New Mexico sandbox. :D

Ben, we are damn proud to have you as a member of TEMAC.

Frank
« Last Edit: December 05, 2017, 08:32:00 pm by Frank v B »
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Re: NASA news (aka, where has Ben been all summer)
« Reply #3 on: December 06, 2017, 12:00:25 am »
Thanks you guys! I don’t work for NASA, but they let me hang out with them. Kind of like you guys.

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Re: NASA news (aka, where has Ben been all summer)
« Reply #4 on: December 06, 2017, 08:25:56 am »
    Ben,

  That Is truly awesome, Way to go!

As for the Drone, Do you have any info on that? ....I think I want one! ...lol

  Glenn
 
 

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Re: NASA news (aka, where has Ben been all summer)
« Reply #5 on: December 10, 2017, 07:53:21 am »
Here are some more pictures of that drone. It was fully autonomous and is sold by a surveying company. Over $50k I believe.

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Re: NASA news (aka, where has Ben been all summer)
« Reply #6 on: December 10, 2017, 08:39:47 am »
Ben,

All the best with the grant and taking this project forward... Anything that can help collate data would be a tremendous asset to boost research in any field.

By the way, what time is it?

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Re: NASA news (aka, where has Ben been all summer)
« Reply #7 on: December 10, 2017, 12:36:28 pm »
Here are some more pictures of that drone. It was fully autonomous and is sold by a surveying company. Over $50k I believe.

Is that US or Canadian funds?

 ;D
Michael